Author Lev Raphael shares "Seven Things My Writing Professors Never Told Me".
An aspiring author and interested in being part of a writing-related group blog? Consider applying for a position with Writer Unboxed.
If you want to understand book contracts, especially before you get one, you really should read agent Kristin Nelson's blog, Pub Rants. She educates her readers about various contract terms on a regular basis. This week's topic: reserves for ebooks. Really? (Check out her other posts from this week, all related to ebooks and contracts.)
If you believe something from everyone, as I do, then you will certainly be interested in writing tips from an author of 110+ books and author of the bestselling 90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life, Cecil Murphy.
Like to get more than the words between the covers? Waterbrook Multnomah has The Storytellers' Journal, a newsletter/ezine containing author and character interviews, book reviews, chapter excerpts, topical articles, and more. Check out the most recent journal, including topics such as dealing with infertility, being green, and redefining the role of women in fiction, although with great chapter excerpts for recent releases.
Jevon Bolden, editor for Strang Communications, relates that "Even Editors Need to Be Edited", for those who struggle with having others edit your work. Wish I were going to the Florida Christian Writers Conference next week so I could meet this lady.
This weekend brings my son's varsity team in the 2A regional basketball championship. A victory will take them on to the state semifinals, one step away from the state championship game. Go Terrapins!
Have a great weekend!
Peace & Blessings,
Stay focused. Be deliberate. Believe.